This conference has been rescheduled to the fall of 2022. Thank you for your interest.

Dr. Wan Yang, Geology and Geophysics Program, Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri.

Email: yangwa@mst.edu.

Phone: (573) 341-6234.

5th Biennial Field Conference

of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Midcontinent Section (AAPG-MCS)
October 9-11, 2020


About the Event

In honor of the 150th celebration of our university, Geosciences and Petroleum and Geological Engineering is hosting the 5th Biennial Field Conference of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Midcontinent Section (AAPG-MCS) on October 9-11, 2020. The conference is designed for future students, students, faculty and professional geologists. There is an opportunity to gain continuing education credits through participation in our 3-day field studies event in southeast Missouri.

The theme of the conference is “The Paleozoic Seas of the Ozark Dome – Depositional Environments, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Potential Reservoirs for Natural Resources.”

AAPG is a major non-profit international professional society of more than 40,000 petroleum geologists in industry and academia in more than 100 countries.


Schedule of Events

The events will run from 10:00 am. on Friday, October 9, 2020 and continue through 5 p.m. Sunday, October 11, 2020.

REGISTRATION: Friday, October 9, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Student poster presentation and competition, and informal job and university interviews

DATE: Friday, October 9, 2020

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Havener Center, Missouri S&T

 

Oral presentations by invited speakers of alumni, faculty, and students from Missouri S&T, industry, and other universities

DATE: Friday, October 9, 2020

TIME: 1–5 p.m.

LOCATION: Havener Center, Missouri S&T

 

Guided tours of department home at McNutt Hall by student organizations and faculty members, real-time seismological observatory, and mineral collections and displays

DATE: Friday, October 9, 2020

TIME: Selected intervals between 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., or by appointment

LOCATION: McNutt Hall, Missouri S&T

 

Field Day 1

DATE: Saturday, October 10, 2020

TIME: 7:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

LOCATION: Bus loading at Visitor Parking Lot next to Havener Center on Missouri S&T Campus, and departing at 7:30 a.m. Bus returning to parking lot at 9 p.m.

ACTIVITIES: Field stops in Johnson’s Shut-In State Park to trace upstream the greatest dam failure of the Upper Taum Sauk Reservoir in December 2005, which left a trail of dramatic records and stories, including the lower Paleozoic stratigraphy and modern sedimentology formed by the floods. Box lunch. Conference dinner in Farmington, Missouri.

 

Field Day 2

DATE: Sunday, October 11, 2020

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Bus loading at Visitor Parking Lot next to Havener Center on Missouri S&T Campus, and departing at 8:00 a.m. Bus returning to parking lot at 6 p.m.

ACTIVITIES: Field stops include sections in Elephant Rock State Park, Ironton, and Silver Mines (if times allows). Box lunch.



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